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5 Apps to Help You Survive This Blizzard

by Ericka Sóuter on February 8, 2013 at 3:36 PM

flashlight appAs the Big Blizzard of 2013 bears down on us, everyone is rushing out for provisions. Water ... check. Canned food ... check. Extra blankets ... check. But people are forgetting one very important, critical accessory during this major weather event: the right iPhone app. Yes, the right application can mean the difference between life or death if you are stuck out in the cold or buried under 10 feet of snow. Check out the 5 best apps to help you survive any blizzard.

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A beacon beneath the snow

With just one touch, the Red Panic Button will send out a GPS location to everyone on your emergency contacts list. ($2.99,

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  • Kimbyann


    February 8, 2013 at 10:05 PM
    Not everyone has iPhones
  • Nurse...
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    February 9, 2013 at 2:34 PM
    You realize if you don't have power you don't have a way to charge your phone. So you probably shouldn't be using it EXCEPT for an emergency. I have the flashlight app it drains your battery pretty quickly.
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